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  • icon-advocacy-news May 5, 2017 May 5, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update
    ACA repeal; Omnibus passes in the Senate as expected and heads to POTUS; On to FY 2018 appropriations  ACA Repeal Passes in House: The House passed an Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill today. In addition to the significant implications for health care access, the bill would repeal the medical device tax and, tragically, eliminate the Prevention and Public Health Fund. As written, thi…
  • icon-advocacy-statement May 5, 2017 ASPET Applauds Passage of 2017 Omnibus 2 Billion Increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS 9650 Rockville Pike | Bethesda | MD | 20814-3995 P: (301) 634-7060 | F: (301) 634-7061 | E: info@aspet.org | www.aspet.org For Immediate Release Contact: Susanna Aguirre 301-634-7062 saguirre@aspet.org ASPET Applauds Passage of 2017 Omnibus, $2 Billion Increase for the National Institutes of Health (NI
  • icon-advocacy-news May 1, 2017 Congress Reaches 2017 Funding Deal to Avoid Shutdown; NIH to Get $2 Billion Boost
    Republican and Democratic legislators reached an agreement Sunday night on spending for FY 2017. Known as an omnibus spending package, the legislation totals more than $1 trillion and will fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2017, which ends September 30. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the comprehensive measure this week before the current CR expires and funding runs this Friday. Und…
  • April 14, 2017 April 14, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update
    Congress faces critical budget deadline and another shutdown showdown; Congress shows bipartisan support for research community in wake of proposed cuts; Looking ahead to FY 2018  2017 Appropriations: With the government currently operating on a continuing resolution (CR) set to expire on April 28, Congress must approve a budget bill to pass funding for the remaining 5 months of FY 17 before …
  • icon-advocacy-statement April 10, 2017 ASPET Joins 286 Organizations in Urging Congress to Act on Current Spending and Reject Proposed R&D Cuts
    April 6, 2017 Senator Mitch McConnell Senator Charles Schumer Senate Majority Leader Senate Minority Leader U.S. Senate U.S. Senate The Honorable Paul Ryan Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House Democratic Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Dear Congressional Leaders: The undersigned U.S. business, science and e
  • icon-advocacy-news March 31, 2017 March 31, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update
    Trump Administration proposes $1.2 billion cut to NIG grants in 2017 in the midst of 2018 blueprint uproar; Freedom Caucus may obstruct spending package; House Approps. holds hearing on HHS funding; Grant applicants can now cite Preprints  FY 2017 Appropriations: With the government currently operating on a continuing resolution set to expire on April 28, Congress must approve a budget b…
  • March 28, 2017 NIH Issue Final Policy on Reporting Preprints in Grant Applications and Progress Reports
    On March 24, NIH issued a Notice stating that the agency will allow investigators to report preprints and other interim research products in grant applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) submitted on or after May 25, 2017. Highlights include: Citation format: Citations for preprints and other interim research products must include the Digital Object Identifier [DOI], Ob…
  • March 17, 2017 ASPET Statement in Response to the President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Blueprint
    AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS 9650 Rockville Pike | Bethesda | MD | 20814-3995 P: (301) 634-7060 | F: (301) 634-7061 | E: info@aspet.org | www.aspet.org For Immediate Release Contact: Susanna Aguirre 301-634-7062 saguirre@aspet.org ASPET Statement in Response to the President Trumps Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Blueprint BETHESDA Th
  • icon-advocacy-news March 3, 2017 March 3, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update
    Appropriations bills on the move; Renewed interest in closing out FY2017 spending bills; Labor HHS holds hearing on budget priorities  House Labor-HHS Subcommittee Hearing: The House Labor-HHS Subcommittee held a hearing this week for Members of Congress to testify about their funding priorities yesterday. Chairman Tom Cole wasted no time throwing cold water on expectations for FY 2018, notin…
  • February 17, 2017 February 17, 2017: ASPET Government Affairs and Science Policy Update
    More Cabinet confirmations; FY17 drumbeat continues; Appropriators consider FY18 spending priorities; POTUS “skinny budget” expected in March  House begins preliminary work on FY2018 appropriations:  House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) announced that all subcommittees will be holding “Member Day” hearings to “allow each Member…
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